Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER THIRTEEN INDIVIDUAL LEGAL PROTECTION. Objectives of this chapter Understand how individual legal protection has grown in recent decades within."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives of this chapter Understand how individual legal protection has grown in recent decades within the UK Consider whether individuality is promoted by current legislation Outline how legislation can be used to address a concern within society Examine how legislation can promote ways of behaviour for both the individual and management Consider how legislation can help determine a way of working Examine how individual legislation can underpin partnership agreements
Balance of power Change as new legislation is introduced Difference in individual and collective power Is the balance now in favour of the employee or employer?
Promoting individuality Contract of employment Express and implied terms Defining individual terms and conditions of employment
Address external factors in the employment relationship Parental leave Statutory maternity protection Adoption leave Paternity leave Flexible working
Acceptable behaviour Discrimination legislation Responsibility of the employer Direct and indirect discrimination
Promote ways of working Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Stress Working Time Regulations 1998
Underpinning the move to partnership deals ‘Family-friendly’ legislation Employment Rights Act 1996 Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004